Google Ads Lead Form Extensions: What Are They & Are They Effective?

Earlier this year, Google rolled out lead form extensions, and digital marketers around the world rejoiced. They’d been in beta since late 2019, slowly rolling out to select users. Digital marketers are well aware of how difficult it can be to get people to navigate over to a lead generation page, and lead form extensions… Read more »

Google Ads For eCommerce: What You Need To Know

When it comes to running ads, it seems like there are endless possibilities. Billboard? Commercials? Mailers? You think about your customers (or your buyer personas), their habits, and where they are in order to reach them.  An e-commerce business is a little different than the accident attorneys you see on billboards along the highway, though…. Read more »

Expanded Text Ads Are Going Away: What This Means For Your AdWords Account

If there’s one thing AdWords is good at (well, other than driving traffic to your website), it’s  refusing to let us get complacent. Back in March, Google Ads announced that responsive search ads were to become the default. Sure, nobody likes change, but at least we still had our trusty expanded text ads to fall… Read more »

farewell broad match modifier

Farewell, Broad Match Modifier

In the ever-changing world of keywords, we’ve arrived at another shift. This July, broad match modifier bids farewell. It’s been a good run!   Now, all of your modified broad match search terms will migrate over to phrase match. The immediate ramifications don’t seem to be all that big. But it may be that you want… Read more »

Win The Upper Hand with Google Merchant Center

Ecommerce can feel like a game in which the cards are stacked against the little guys while the big guys play with house money. It’s certainly pay-to-play, and each piece of your campaign carries its own cost, from AdWords to Instagram. But Google Merchant Center is that rare place where smaller brands can compete with… Read more »

Google AdWords: Your CRM’s BFF

AdWords is one of the most powerful ways to gain visibility and reach your consumers. It’s a highly effective touchpoint that funnels into multiple channels. But AdWords campaigns also give you incredibly valuable data to use across the breadth of your marketing strategy.  How do you harness this data? By bringing AdWords into your Keap… Read more »

Make AdWords Do The Talking For You

Most brands are fully aware of the power AdWords has to drive traffic. But what they overlook is its adaptability—and their own ability to spend more wisely to lower their cost per conversion. We consistently find ourselves recommending several ways that brands can customize their AdWords experience to get the most out of their budget,… Read more »

Retargeting: The Basics For Small Businesses

Despite the fact that retargeting has been around for quite some time, I rarely see any small business owners taking advantage of it. Today, I’m going to discuss why you need to implement retargeting (also known as remarketing in the Google world). What the heck is retargeting? Retargeting is a method of marketing your products… Read more »

The Potential Power of Adwords Summed Up In One Image

It is a well known fact that paid advertising is the bread and butter of Google’s revenue stream, accounting for 91% of the total revenues in 2013. That’s a significant figure that no marketer can ignore. Despite this, many small businesses are straying away from utilizing Google AdWords as a means of generating new leads and sales. From… Read more »